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Mar 20, 2013 7:30am EDT
are legislating -- and i can also tell him where not going to carry on with a proposal made by the previous energy secretary which was about 179 pounds on everybody's bill. we decided to scrap that. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> trento want to ask the primers about the situation in cyprus. can the prime minister update the house what is being done to protect the british nationals including our armed forces who have deposits in cyprus banks? >> the leader of the opposition raises and externally important issue, and a very sensitive and difficult time for the republic of cyprus. first of all on the issue of anyone who is in cyprus because they've been sent there by the british government in the armed forces, m.o.d., or the foreign office, we've guaranteed that they won't anyway lose out in terms of their earnings or their savings. that is the first thing to say. we've also sure that money will be available which is why a plane with the money was sent to cyprus last night. in terms of, in terms of british citizens in cyprus, assumed our many thousands, of course we cannot insure them against any loss
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
? >> yeah. >> there's so much negative energy for opponents of the aca. one of the things we needed was talk up the benefits because not everybody knows it's a good thing. some people might think they should wait. we want people to sign up right away. and talking to community-based organizations, there are a lot of federal resources, but there will not be a perfect plan handed to you on a silver platter. don't wait. this is an opportunity for our community. you need to do what you can in your own community, seek out these resources, but don't wait until it comes to you. you need to go to it. >> and definitely from the perspective of the national minority -- [inaudible] we represent over 3,000 community-based organizations throughout the country, and one of the things that we're trying to do is pass along a lot of the information that's being put out by hhs because it's already been well articulated that the cbos have a traditional role in helping the people that they serve get access to these expanded programs, and we need to put the tools at their fingertips. so the council really sees itse
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
in my nine months in this job unprecedented senior and mid-level leader attention and energy right now focused on sexual assault prevention response programs across all the services. the key now is transferring this energy and focus from top to bottom across the force through quality training and strong leadership. i began my remarks by stating that sexual assault is a national problem. i will conclude by stating that it is my view that the department of defense can and must be a leader in solving this problem for america. thank you for your attention, i look forward to your questions. >> thank you all. um, we have a number of statements for the record including statements from nancy parish, president of protect our defenders, lisa metz, mr. ben clay and from the victim of the avenue yang know air base. i'd also like to turn these proceedings over to our chairman, chairman levin. >> madam chairman, thank you for your leadership and holding this hearing. and to all of us those who have joined in this effort, it's a major effort, it's vitally important. i just very much appreciate your r
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